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Anika Noni Rose

Anika Noni Rose followed her work in the feature film "Dreamgirls" with a role in the comedy feature "Just Add Water," in which she co-stars with Danny DeVito, Dylan Walsh, Jonah Hill and Justin Long, under the direction of Hart Bochner. In 2004, Rose was honored with a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for her role... See full bio »

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 2015 Spinning Gold (pre-production)
Donna Summer (rumored)
 2014 Sofia the First (TV Series)
Princess Tiana
- Winter's Gift (2014) ... Princess Tiana (voice)
 2013 Khumba
Lungisa (voice)
 2012 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Rita LaFleur
- Gone Abie Gone (2012) ... Rita LaFleur (voice)
 2012 Elementary (TV Series)
Dr. Carrie Dwyer
- Lesser Evils (2012) ... Dr. Carrie Dwyer
 2012 Skyler
 2011 Bag of Bones (TV Mini-Series)
Sara Tidwell
- Part 2 (2011) ... Sara Tidwell
- Part 1 (2011) ... Sara Tidwell
 2011 Have a Little Faith (TV Movie)
 2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures (Video Game)
Tiana (voice)
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Miriam Deng
- Scorched Earth (2011) ... Miriam Deng
 2011 Company
 2011 LA Phil Live (TV Series)
- Dudamel Conducts Tchaikovsky (2011) ... Juliet
 2007 The Starter Wife (TV Mini-Series)
- Hour 6 (2007) ... Lavender
- Hour 5 (2007) ... Lavender
- Hour 4 (2007) ... Lavender
- Hour 3 (2007) ... Lavender
- Hour 2 (2007) ... Lavender
 2004 Surviving Christmas
 2004 Temptation
 2003 Hack (TV Series)
- Hidden Agenda (2003)
 2003 From Justin to Kelly
 2002 Third Watch (TV Series)
- Thicker Than Water (2002) ... Monay
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
- Domestic Abuses (2001)
 1999 King of the Bingo Game (Short)
Film Noir Female
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Stage: Appeared in "Hydriotaphia, or the Death of Dr. Browne" by Tony Kushner. Berkeley Repertory Theater, Berkeley, CA. See more »

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5' 2" (1.57 m)

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[on playing the role of Princess Tiana] I remember seeing 'Snow White and saying to my mother,'Will there ever be a Chocolate Brown?' She said 'Probably. Why not?' I just never thought the first black princess would be me. See more »


Had to wear six inch heels while filming the title musical number in Dreamgirls (2006) as to appear in frame with co-stars 'Beyonce Knowles' and Jennifer Hudson. See more »

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